Friday Sports Minute: British Senior Open, Baseball, FIFA Pressured To Change

By Jim McCoy Fri 24th July Sports

BERKSHIRE, England (AP) - Play has been suspended in the second round of the Senior British Open because of flooding.Read More »

Former Beaver Baseballer Gets Big League Call-Up

The New York Mets have promoted top hitting prospect Michael Conforto from the minors and put outfielder Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day disabled list.

The weak-hitting Mets made the moves before Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Cuddyer hasn't played since Tuesday because of inflammation in his left knee.Read More »

Thursday Sports Minute: Brady Suspension, Royals-Cards Clash, Etc.

By Jim McCoy Thu 23rd July Sports
UNDATED (AP) - The NFL players' union continues to wait on the NFL for a reply to its proposed settlement on Tom Brady's four-game suspension. A person familiar with the proposal tells The Associated Press that the offer was "met with silence" when it was presented last week.Read More »

Froome's Lead Holds At Tour de France

By Jim McCoy Thu 23rd July Sports

Two down, just two more to go for Tour de France leader Chris Froome.

Marking the halfway point of four days of climbing in the Alps, the British rider for Team Sky has comfortably maintained his race lead on Stage 18, riding to the finish in a group with the other podium contenders on Thursday.

The 2013 winner remains 3 minutes and 10 seconds ahead of second-placRead More »

Wednesday Sports Minute: Basebal, Tim Howard, Mardy Fish, NBA Playoff Changes, Etc.

By Jim McCoy Wed 22nd July Sports

ATLANTA (AP) - Dodgers manager Don Mattingly says starting pitcher Brett Anderson might not be as seriously injured as first thought. Anderson left Tuesday's game against the Braves with an irritated left Achilles tendon.Read More »

American Bows Out of Tour de France

By Jim McCoy Wed 22nd July SportsTee Jay Van GarderanTour de France

Tejay van Garderen says "it almost feels like I just want to disappear right now" after illness forced him to abandon the Tour de France while in third place overall, on Stage 17.

The American leader of the BMC team says "it was hard to look my teammates in the eyes (and) it was hard to call my wife and explain to her what was going on."

He said a cold he's beenRead More »

Tuesday Sports Minute: Baseball Previews, Jordan Spieth, Etc.

By Jim McCoy Tue 21st July Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) - The National League-East leading Washington Nationals are home to the second-place New York Mets again this evening. Last night, the Nationals beat the Mets 7-2 to extend their lead to three games. This is the second in a three-game series and Jacob deGrom is going for the Mets against Joe Ross.Read More »

Feds End Prosecution of Barry Bonds

By Jim McCoy Tue 21st July Sports

The U.S. Department of Justice formally dropped its criminal prosecution of Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball's career homerun leader.

The decade-long investigation and prosecution of Bonds for obstruction of justice ended quietly Tuesday morning when the DOJ said it would not challenge the reversal of his felony conviction to the U.S.Read More »

Playoff Settles British Open

Jordan Spieth's amazing bid for a Grand Slam was stopped Monday by Zach Johnson, no longer just a normal guy from Iowa.

Johnson captured his second major at the home of golf, winning the British Open in a playoff over Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman that capped off a wild five days at St.Read More »

16th Stage Complete At The Tour de France

By Jim McCoy Mon 20th July Sports2015 Tour de France

Spain's Ruben Plaza Molina has won the 16th stage of the Tour de France by distancing a breakaway group in a final climb and holding them off on a long downhill to the finish line.

Trailing nearly 20 minutes behind in the pack, Chris Froome was likely to retain the yellow jersey because the highest-placed rider in the breakaway bunch started the day 34 minutes behind the BritiRead More »


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